Definition of eugenicist in English:


noun & adjective

See eugenics

  • ‘The eugenicists believed Mendelian laws governed the heredity of human physiological traits and social traits.’
  • ‘We know that social Darwinists and eugenicists in the past have drawn on, and perhaps been inspired by, evolutionary biology.’
  • ‘After the war eugenicists started to use different names because the term eugenics became unacceptable.’
  • ‘For ordinary, healthy Germans the eugenicist vision of the regenerated nation foundered on the realities of a war which left the country in ruins.’
  • ‘Some of the staunchest supporters of the act were eugenicists.’